Just found out that Oktoberfest is on this weekend (16-18 Sept, details here).
Anyone know why it’s on so early this year?
Don’t mention the war!
“West Germany may beat us at our national sport today, but that would be only fair. We beat them twice at theirs.”
— The Daily Mail, on the morning England played West Germany in the 1966 World Cup.
The Germans are fucked at playing war, but by Christ can they make good beer! Mmmmmmmmm Hefeweissen!
Septemberfest by incompetance. Love it.
Too pissed Cameron? 🙂
Not so, according to a mate of mine who was part of the committee that runs it – they quite literally forgot to book the venue and this was the only weekend they could get.
It coincides with the Munich’s Oktoberfest, which starts this Saturday and finishes on the first weekend in October. It used to start in mid-October, but they moved it a month earlier to capitalise on the better beer-drinking weather.
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